2013 $20 Butterflies of Canada: Canadian Tiger Swallowtail - Pure Silver Coin

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Country: Canada
Year: 2013

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This 2013 $20 coloured and engraved pure silver coin is the first in a new butterflies series. The coin is struck in .9999 fine silver and weighs just under one ounce. Mintage is limited to just 10,000 coins. As a pure silver coin, this item is GST/HST Exempt.


The Design:

The design features a coloured Canadian tiger swallowtail butterfly, resting on a dandelion. The back is engraved with the word “CANADA,” the date “2013” and the face value of “20 DOLLARS.” 


The Canadian Tiger Swallowtail:

The Canadian tiger swallowtail is one of our nation’s most recognizable butterflies, with its distinctive yellow-and-black stripe pattern. The colours and intricate detail of the butterfly have been superbly captured by Canadian artist Celia Godkin and the Royal Canadian Mint.


Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 20 Dollars
Year: 2013

Diameter: 40mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 28.02 grams
Bullion Weight: 0.901 Troy Ounces

Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Canadian Tiger Swallowtail resting on a dandelion
Finish: Proof
Series: Butterflies of Canada
Quantity Produced: 10,000
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Feature of Springtime in Canada

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